MHP’s Executive Director Anne Mavity Testifies in US Senate Subcommittee. 

On Tuesday, May 2nd, MHP’s Executive Director Anne Mavity testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Subcommittee on Housing Transportation and Community Development. The hearing focused on this year’s “Farm Bill” and the opportunity it represents to preserve deeply needed affordable housing in rural communities.

Mavity’s testimony builds on the recently released report The USDA Section 515 Program and The Challenge of Preserving Affordable Housing in Greater Minnesota a collaboration between MHP, the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), and Housing Justice Center. Read Mavity’s written testimony from the hearing here

Click to watch Anne Mavity’s Testimony.